Madikeri (also called Mercara) town in Coorg
Madikeri or Mercara in Karnataka is the headquarters of Kodagu (Coorg) district. This small town located on the gentle slops a hilly terrain is the epicenter of tourism in Coorg region.
Madikeri is a cooler hilly town bordering the forest ranges with plenty of plantations around, especially coffee.
The attractions in Madikeri include the Raja's Seat, Madikeri Fort, Omkareshwara temple, Abbey Falls and so on.
Also Madikeri town is a vantage base for excursions to the Nagarhole National Park, Talakaveri, Bylakkuppe, Mysore and many spots in Wayanad in Kerala.
Coorg is located in a southwest direction from Bangalore. Madikeri town of Coorg is at a distance of about 260km ( 161 miles) from Bangalore. From Bangalore head towards Mysore and travel further to Coorg. See:Bangalore to Coorg
The road map for Madikeri district.